I’m not sure, exactly, what the point was to this test. The guys at MCN took a few days to ride and compare the Harley-Davdison XR1200, the Ducati GT1000, and the Moto Guzzi Griso 1200. Their conclusion: The XR1200 isn’t a benchmark sportbike.
A look of shocked… Continue reading
The people at Nationwide Insurance are celebrating some cool new tech thingies that not only make the roads safer for cars, but for bikers as well.
Blind Spot Warning Systems. The system identifies vehicles in blind spots. A warning light, sound, or vibration is activated if a lane change is… Continue reading
Well, OK, not really auto-pilot, but Aprilia is putting out a bike with an automatic transmission–or, rather, a Continuously-Variable Transmission (CVT).
The Aprilia Mana 850 does have a manual setting so you can shift with either the foot, or with hand controls, a la the FJR AE… Continue reading
Hmmm. I find this troubling:
A new study revealed that men who ride motorcycles are at risk of impotence and urinary problems, possibly because the vibration of the engine damages nerves in their penises.
Today, I got a nice email from Kelly Yahr at Harley-Davidson. Wanting me to talk about the upcoming US debut of the Sportster XR1200 in December.
It looks like Harley is going back to the Sportster’s flat-track roots with this one. The Europeans have… Continue reading
I’m still here. Still loving motorcycles. Still wanting to write about them.
My problem, however, has been time. Since May, I’ve been crammming to finish my Master’s degree, and keep my web development business going. The master’s degree was the tough one. Since May, I’ve… Continue reading
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